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MWSU Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society recognized as North-Central Student Chapter of the Year 2021

The MWSU student chapter of The Wildlife Society has been recognized as the North Central Section Student Chapter of the Year for 2021. This is the highest award given at the section level. The North-Central section of The Wildlife Society is one of eight sections in North America (including Canada and Mexico, but also [...]

MWSU Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society recognized as North-Central Student Chapter of the Year 20212020-07-07T15:43:17-05:00

COMING FALL 2020: *NEW* Earth and Environmental Science minor

The new Earth and Environmental Science (EaES) minor provides a solid foundation in basic earth and environmental science to support a student who wishes to supplement or focus on a more environmental- or sustainability-focused aspect of their career. Interest in environmental science and sustainability are growing in popularity across the country, in line with the [...]

COMING FALL 2020: *NEW* Earth and Environmental Science minor2020-05-11T13:30:12-05:00

Wildlife Society distributes record number of meals

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) state-wide “Share the Harvest Program” provides healthy animal protein through venison donated by sport hunters each year. When a hunter donates a harvested deer to a designated meat processor, the deer is processed just like beef. The meat is then given to charitable organizations to distribute to the needy [...]

Wildlife Society distributes record number of meals2020-02-14T12:54:48-06:00

Super Science Saturday

January 25, 2020 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Agenstein Remington Halls $3 for students and adults, children 5 and under are free The annual Super Science Saturday event to benefit the St. Joseph Museums will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in Agenstein and Remington Halls on the campus of [...]

Super Science Saturday2020-01-15T10:10:11-06:00

Biology Professor Awards Distinguished Faculty Award

Dr.  Thomas Rachow, emeritus, will be receiving the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Award at the Alumni Awards Banquet. Dr. Rachow started at Missouri Western in 1968 and retired this year. Established in 1983, the Distinguished Faculty Award is given to a current faculty member by the Missouri Western State University Alumni Association in recognition of one’s lasting [...]

Biology Professor Awards Distinguished Faculty Award2020-06-11T13:11:47-05:00

Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry Open Forum

Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry Open Forum Hosted by The Alchemist Club September 19, 2019 at 6:00pm Agenstein 324 Going Beyond Your Undergraduate Degree Join the Alchemist Club and Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Math Departments in exploring graduate school, industry, inclusivity in STEM, and Post-graduate options. Pizza and snacks will be provided

Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry Open Forum2019-09-16T14:03:23-05:00

Insect-O-Rama

Paul Landkamer is returning againthis year with his insect cuisine!Health Department—Learn aboutinsects potentially harmful to humansPreferred Pest Control—Get advice onkeeping your property bug-freeMWSU Biology Department---Students and staff will teach ourguests about aquatic insects as wellas how to use a microscopeMuch Much More...

Insect-O-Rama2019-09-09T15:05:10-05:00

Missouri Natural Resource Conference 2019

Eighteen MWSU biology students and three biology professors attended the Missouri Natural Resource Conference in Osage Beach, Missouri. Students presented their own research and internship experiences, as well as attending seminars and networking with professionals. Dr. Cary Chevalier received the E. Sydney Stephens Award. The E. Sydney Stephens Award is the highest honor presented by [...]

Missouri Natural Resource Conference 20192019-03-27T14:21:42-05:00